A water main ruptured beneath Montgomery Avenue in front of Merion Court Apartments Tuesday morning, forcing the nearby to close until repairs finish.
Aqua America workers worked in a giant hole in the right eastbound lane as traffic squeezed by.
The impact of the broken pipe varied nearby. and next door had water and were operating normally, but across the street lost service, an employee there said.
One Merion Court resident said hot water was unavailable Tuesday morning.